Senior programs are not vocational but provide training and activities more specific to the needs of 113 elderly Montanans with disabilities, such as socialization skills, leisure skills, community activities and maintenance of self-help skills. These services better meet the need for a more relaxed, flexible program for older folks, with much less emphasis on employment. There are senior day/work programs located in Billings, Butte, Great Falls, Missoula, Big Sandy and Helena.
These programs are generally not vocational but rather provide training and activities more specific to the needs of the elderly, such as teaching socialization skills and leisure skills, maintenance of self-help skills, and opportunities for integrated community activity. Individuals in the program may volunteer their time in the community. Senior services are structured to better meet the typical senior citizens need for a more relaxed, flexible program with less emphasis on full time employment.
To learn more about Senior Programs or to apply for these services, please contact the developmental disabilities program office nearest you. You may also obtain additional information about the location of these services by contacting the service provider agencies listed below. Once eligibility for services has been established and a service opportunity becomes available, a developmental disabilities case manager will assist you in the process of entering services.
Service Provider Agencies:Quality Life Concepts
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